Our Top Seven New Zealand RV Apps

Ranked in a subjective order of how likely they are to save a life.

Click on an app image to go to the app's download page.

Emergency Call New Zealand (Free)

Similar to Australia’s Emergency +, Emergency Call New Zealand allows emergency calls to be made directly from the app and by doing so provides your location to the emergency services. Information on who to call in a range of emergency situations is included. Personal emergency contact phone numbers can also be stored on the app.

Geonet (Free)

A New Zealand earthquake notification and monitoring app that uses seismographic data from the GeoNet Rapid seismograph network. Displays a list of current quakes and allows users to submit shaking reports.

Travelsafe NZ (Free)

A warning and advisory system for travellers and locals. Supplies timely and accurate information on local road conditions including weather, road closures and other incidents. Travellers can submit their
own reports of accidents or hazards.

Metservice Weather (Free)

The official weather forecasting service for New Zealand. Includes forecasts for 47 forecast areas, temperature map, rain radar and live traffic cameras.

Campermate (Free)

One of New Zealand’s most popular camping apps, CamperMate shows campsites, public toilets, dump stations, hostels, petrol stations, recycling points and points of interest. Users can add their own points of interest.

Rankers Camping NZ (Free)

This app contains the official database of camping sites approved by local councils throughout New Zealand. If it shows on the app, you’re allowed to stay. Maps can be used offline and include all public dump stations, visitor centres and points of interest. The latest version allows you to check campsite availability.

Wikicamps NZ (NZ$ 2.59)

The New Zealand version of Wikicamps Australia. See Australian Apps article for features.

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